The Ford Community & Performing Arts Center is a collaborative effort between the Dearborn Community Arts Council and the City of Dearborn. The Center provides great opportunities for families to enjoy athletics, fitness, leisure and cultural arts. The Center is comprised of the Padzieski Art Gallery, Shield's Cafe, the Climbing Wall (where visitors can discover the challenge, fun and excitement of rock-climbing), a Fitness Center, an Indoor Aquatics area, a 200-seat "blackbox" theater, a magnificent 1,201-seat theater offering the perfect venue to enjoy the talents of some of America's greatest singers, dancers, actors and other performing artists, an outdoor pond and jogging track as well as baseball & soccer fields. Art Gallery hours are from noon to 6 pm Tuesday - Friday and from noon to 5:30 pm on Saturday (closed Sunday & Monday). Check out our web site for more details.